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Police looking for driver of potato truck involved in crash


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SHELLEY — Police are asking for help in finding the driver of a potato truck who left the scene of a crash Monday morning.

The incident involved two potato trucks and happened around 6:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-15 near Shelley.

Austin Brown, 31, of Pingree, was driving one of the trucks when he struck the rear of the other truck at exit 108, according to a news release from Idaho State Police. The driver of the second vehicle, a red and silver potato truck, left the scene after the crash.

Anyone with information about the second potato truck or its driver is asked to contact Idaho State Police Trooper Ken Peeples at (208) 525-7377.